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Brampton gets $550M health care facelift

The new Brampton Civic Hospital will open its doors on October 28, with an integrated information and communications system at the core of the new facility. Hospital officials are emphasizing improvements to patient safety and service delivery as the rationale behind this massive technology upgrade.

Brampton gets $550M health care facelift

A local hospital goes through a physical and technology upgrade that includes an integrated communications network and patient information system which allows staff to do performance measurement

New system enables timely response to disease outbreaks

Integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS) enables health professionals to better track the development of potential disease outbreaks. Among other things, iPHIS provides a central database from where Ontario health organizations can enter, access and manage information on communicable diseases.

Connecting civic services a snap with GIS

The town of Whitby recently implemented a geographic information system (GIS)-based customer relationship management (CRM) system to integrate the array of municipal services it offers its citizens.

E.U. moves closer to biometric passports

The European Union (E.U.) is on track to begin including biometric identifiers in the passports issued by its member nations. The biometric data is also expected to include, by 2008, fingerprints, though E.U. officials are debating whether the fingerprint data should be made obligatory.

Five hospitals appoint one CIO

Lewis Hooper faces a challenge no other chief information officer in Ontario ever has

The right way to steer IT

Sometimes the things you don't know can hurt you. "If you'd asked me a few years ago, I probably would have said we're doing all right," says John Smith, IT director for the southern region of Entergy Nuclear, a subsidiary of Entergy Corp. He discovered instead that some of his fellow senior executives did not agree. "The COO and I had some tense discussions about this," he says.

EllisDon Takes Top CIPA Honours

Canadian construction giant, EllisDon Corporation, was awarded top honors at the recent Canadian Information Productivity Awards (CIPA) for its EdgeBuilder Construction Management Solution, while the company's VP & CIO, Bruce Fleming, was recognized as CIO of the year, winning the CIO Canada Award.

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